Trentino Project
Progetto Trentino
PresidentMarino Simoni
FounderSilvano Grisenti
Founded2 July 2012
Split fromUnion for Trentino
HeadquartersVia Degasperi 14/A, 38123 Trento
IdeologyChristian democracy[1]
Regionalism[1]
Autonomism
Political positionCentre-right
Chamber of Deputies
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Senate
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European Parliament
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Provincial Council
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Website
www.progettotrentino.it

Trentino Project (Italian: Progetto Trentino, PT) is a Christian-democratic[1] political party active in Trentino, Italy.

History

PT was formed in July 2012 as a split, led by former regional minister Silvano Grisenti, from the Union for Trentino (UpT).[2][3]

In the 2013 provincial election the party supported Diego Mosna, entrepreneur and president of Trentino Volley,[4] for President. Mosna was endorsed also by the Trentino Civic List,[5] Stop the Decline, Administer Trentino, Together for Autonomy and Autonomy 2020. Mosna won a mere 19.3% of the vote and was trounced by Ugo Rossi of the Trentino Tyrolean Autonomist Party, who garnered a landslide 58.1%.[6] PT however emerged as the fourth largest political force of Trentino, by winning 9.0% of the vote (the UpT got 13.3%)[6] and four provincial councillors plus Mosna, who was elected as defeated candidate.[7][6]

In December 2014, during the party's first congress, Marco Bettega was elected president to replace Mauro Dorigoni.[8]

In March 2015 Grisenti was convicted of corruption[9][10] and, consequently, abandoned politics.[11][12] The PT participated in the successive Trento municipal election in coalition with Lega Nord Trentino (LNT), Trentino Civic List (CT), Forza Italia and the Brothers of Italy: in the event, the party won 3.8% of the vote, less than most of its coalition parties.[13][14]

In January 2016, during the party's second congress, Marino Simoni was elected as new president.[15] In April the PT signed a federative pact with the Populars for Italy (PpI), a minor Christian-democratic party represented in Parliament.[16][17]

In the 2018 provincial election the PT was part of the autonomist centre-right coalition. Maurizio Fugatti of the LNT was elected President of Trentino and PT, with its 3.2%, was the coalition's third largest party. PT's Mario Tonina was appointed acting Vice President by Fugatti:[18] after the death of CT's Rodolfo Borga (who was supposed to function as Vice President, due to CT's higher score in the election, 4.6%), Tonina's appointment became permanent.[18]

Leadership

References

  1. ^ a b c Nordsieck, Wolfram (2018). "Trentino/Italy". Parties and Elections in Europe. Retrieved 6 October 2018.
  2. ^ http://trentinocorrierealpi.gelocal.it/cronaca/2012/06/29/news/nasce-progetto-trentino-montezemolo-lo-stoppa-1.5338761[dead link]
  3. ^ http://trentinocorrierealpi.gelocal.it/cronaca/2012/07/19/news/il-nuovo-centro-di-grisenti-1.5423295[dead link]
  4. ^ Mosna sarà candidato di Progetto Trentino - Cronaca - Trentino Corriere Alpi
  5. ^ "Scopri quali sono le migliori pillole di creatina". Retrieved Jan 26, 2021.
  6. ^ a b c "Elezioni 2013 - Provincia autonoma di Trento". www.elezioni-2013.provincia.tn.it. Retrieved Jan 26, 2021.
  7. ^ "Elezioni 2013 - Provincia autonoma di Trento". www.elezioni-2013.provincia.tn.it. Retrieved Jan 26, 2021.
  8. ^ "Progetto Trentino, Bettega presidente - Trentino A/S". ANSA.it. Dec 6, 2014. Retrieved Jan 26, 2021.
  9. ^ http://lavocedeltrentino.it/index.php/oggi-in-primo-piano/19194-silvano-grisenti-condannato-definitamente[dead link]
  10. ^ http://trentinocorrierealpi.gelocal.it/trento/cronaca/2015/03/10/news/per-grisenti-oltre-alla-condanna-il-conto-da-pagare-150-mila-euro-di-spese-per-le-intercettazioni-1.11016711[dead link]
  11. ^ http://trentinocorrierealpi.gelocal.it/trento/cronaca/2015/04/12/news/per-progetto-trentino-la-sfida-del-dopo-grisenti-1.11226944[dead link]
  12. ^ http://lavocedeltrentino.it/index.php/oggi-in-primo-piano/20288-perche-il-centro-destra-potrebbe-conquistare-trento[dead link]
  13. ^ http://www.elezionicomunali.tn.it/Risultati/Coalizioni/000216.html
  14. ^ http://www.elezionicomunali.tn.it/Risultati/Liste/000216.html
  15. ^ http://trentinocorrierealpi.gelocal.it/trento/cronaca/2016/01/17/news/pt-a-congresso-simoni-per-la-presidenza-1.12796403?ref=search[dead link]
  16. ^ "Firmato accordo federativo tra Popolari per l'Italia e Progetto Trentino | Popolari per l'Italia". Retrieved Jan 26, 2021.
  17. ^ http://trentinocorrierealpi.gelocal.it/trento/cronaca/2016/04/19/news/pt-dibattito-su-immigrati-e-referendum-costituzionale-1.13329329?ref=search[dead link]
  18. ^ a b "Giunta Fugatti, alla Lega quattro assessori e il Consiglio - Cronaca". Trentino. Retrieved Jan 26, 2021.